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  • Hello from Belgium

    Hello everybody, I am an American living in Belgium. I have been studying bobbin lace for three years and have always loved sewing and embroidery. I have been a member of the SCA (medieval reenactment organisation) since 2005 and I love demonstrating my hobbies for the public. I have a houseful of animals...
    Posted to Say Hello! by MistyRae on Jun 28, 2015
  • Hello from Wales

    Hello, how wonderful to find such a diverse, international community of spinners. I am fairly new to the craft but very keen and eager to master the full range of techniques for spinning all kinds of natural fibres. I keep a couple of pet angora rabbits and enjoy grooming them, spinning their wool and...
    Posted to Say Hello! by Gwlanydd on Dec 16, 2013
  • Hi Everyone, I sure could use some help with my new Ashford E-Spinner!

    Hi to Everyone :) I'm new to this forum, and excited to read posts from folks who love fibre! I sure could use some help with my new Ashford Electric Spinning Wheel. It has a 5/8" orifice, and I bought it in the hopes that I would be able to spin art yarns, and also ply together some of the...
    Posted to Say Hello! by jill333 on Jul 21, 2013
  • Re: Introduction and a teaching problem

    Just letting go IS the hardest lesson in spinning! When I was first introduced to the wheel, I started with some acrylic yarn fed it through the orifice, attached it to the bobbin and just learned the motions first THEN when to working on actual roving. But one question: do you start complete beginners...
    Posted to Say Hello! by BGMeyer on Dec 23, 2012
  • Pipy saxony spinning wheel double drive belt problem

    Hi. I'm new to this forum and new to spinning. I thought this might be a good place to find help. I recently purchased a Pipy Saxony spinning wheel (1972). I looks beautiful and everything seems to work, but I had to get a new drive belt and I just can't get it to stay in the grooves in the wheel...
    Posted to Say Hello! by cgirvin on Oct 27, 2012
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